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(±)-Mandelic Acid, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

$27.18 - $283.61

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-Mandelic acid
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
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AAA1422322

 
alfa aesar
A14223-22
100g Each for $27.18

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A14223-36
500g Each for $78.42

AAA142230E

 
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A14223-0E
2500g Each for $283.61
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material (±)-Mandelic Acid
CAS 90-64-2
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064250
Beilstein 510011
Merck Index 14,5717
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue
RTECS Number OO6300000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Mandelic acid is used in the pharmaceutical industry as an antibacterial to treat urinary tract infections. It acts as a precursor for making various drugs. It is also used as an oral antibiotic. Mandelic acid peels are widely used for treating damaged skin due to its less penetrating and irritating property. Enantiomeric resolution of (±)-Mandelic acid is performed by using the chiral amine (1R,2S)-(-)-ephedrine followed by acidification to prepare (R)-( -)-Mandelic acid.

Solubility
Soluble in water, diethyl ether, ethanol and isopropanol.

Notes
Hydrophobic and light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue

GHS H Statement
H318
Causes serious eye damage.